Yep, no blog posts since September and here it's almost New Year!!! But enough of apologizing...that's why I do what I do. Investing in stocks and businesses (read more about that further down) allows me the freedom to do just about whatever I want. Once I find a trade I just sit back and wait for my pre-calculated targets to hit and the trades close without me having to do a thing. With the drop in the stock market before the US Presidential election (not going there) stocks weren't exactly booming during the fall. That means I got busy doing other "stuff".
So what was I doing? My wife is starting a new company and I nominated myself to run the operations and marketing (couldn't help myself). This is where I enter my shameless plug for her on-demand virtual paralegal services firm that takes advantage of worldwide virtual talent to provide those services 24/7. Go visit OneMoreParalegal.com if you're into boring, pictureless websites about paralegal services. We've been dealing with getting above-average internet here in this small Mexican town and getting an office. Said "office" we are looking at actually used to be a restaurant that overlooks the marina. To add insult to injury (translate: make more money starting more businesses) we are working to figure out ways to capitalize on the extra space by renting out the kitchen to people doing food services (baking, catering, and such) out of their homes a proper place to do such things. We're also thinking of turning the rest of it into a business service center and letting others take advantage of our impressively faster internet speeds compared to anywhere else in the area.
We're still brainstorming other things as well. My wife, being allergic to wheat, has great skill in making gluten-free goods that the wheat-chaff munchers have no idea don't have wheat in them. So maybe a bakery will be birthed from this thing...who knows? Nobody!
Ayways, I went back and inserted any stock sales we made in the past (don't think I gave up on making money the easy way!) so you guys and gals can follow along and see how I do my best to keep up with my 2-year track record of not losing money on a single stock trade. I'll try to do another post near the end of the year or immediately after just to re-cap the entire year and let you know where some open positions stand (I'm not selling).
If you don't hear from me between now and then...have a Happy Consumermas and don't make any trades while drunk off your ass on New Year's Eve.